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University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Integrative Healthcare

UCAS Code: B340

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

D

Biology, Chemistry or English is preferred but not essential

Scottish Higher

C

Biology, Chemistry or English is preferred but not essential

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21-24

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Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Alternative medicines and therapies

The BSc (Hons) Integrative Healthcare is the only course of its kind in Scotland and has been developed in consultation with industry to closely reflect the changing requirements of the healthcare sector in the UK and abroad.

Healthcare practitioners face ever more challenges that require innovative and new approaches to addressing the healthcare needs of 21st century clients, and increasingly additional or alternative methods of care such as complementary therapies are being considered.

In this course you will develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of complementary therapies, research and healthcare while enhancing your analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. A critical awareness of current issues and developments in complementary therapies will also form part of the programme. Throughout the degree there is an emphasis on the wide range of diverse and complex perspectives of health, particularly social policy, ethics, the law, politics, physiology and sociology.

As you progress through the programme your learning will become more self-directed, with the bulk of years three and four being delivered online, with attendance only being required three times per academic year (a two-day induction and two single residential weeks, one per semester each year). An online induction programme will be available prior to the start of year three to help you get the most out of your studies. This will allow you the flexibility to study from your own location, and clinical placements will be undertaken within a relevant healthcare setting agreed with the teaching team.

The Uni


Course location:

Moray College UHI

Department:

Applied Life Studies

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International students
3%
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97%
Female students
25%
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